“I was very happy that we achieved these wonderful results” in increasing coverage from 76% to 89%
Government Advisor in Immunization, Provincial focus, South Asia, 15+of work experience.
States within the province experience wide disparities in coverage. The Scholar identified a multi-strategy approach for transformative investment to build the capacity of EPI supervisors to develop management skills covering training, culture and processes, and staff motivation, with individualised, specific goals for each states.
The plan was implemented over a period of 3 years in which time Fully Immunized Child coverage in the PDHS Survey increased from 67% (2012-13) to 80% (2017) and DTP containing coverage increased from 76% (PDHS 2012-13) to 89% (PDHS 2017-18). The Scholar recognised that “my plan is something, and there are many other contributing factors”